Regulatory

DOL roundup: IC misclassifications, work visa violations

|January 8th, 2020|

The US Department of Labor announced fines and settlements totaling more than $700,000 in cases involving independent contractor misclassification as well as H-1B and other work visa violations.
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Co-employment: McDonald’s saga lives on

|January 8th, 2020|

The union-allied Fight for $15 organization has asked the National Labor Relations Board to reconsider its December ruling that signaled the board would not hold franchisers accountable for the violations of their operators, Bloomberg law reports.
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CW trends that will continue to impact your program, part 2

|January 2nd, 2020|

In our last issue, we highlighted six trends that have taken CW programs to new heights. Here are five more.
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Top analyst insights of 2019

|January 2nd, 2020|

CWS 3.0 strives to provide actionable management advice and insight to enable you to run your program. As we head into 2020, we look back at the most popular insight articles from our team of analysts.
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H-1B visa fraud sentence: Three years in prison for California man, $1.2 million forfeiture

|January 2nd, 2020|

A California man was sentenced Dec. 18 to three years in prison and ordered to forfeit $1.2 million for visa fraud and aggravated identity theft.
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UK election: What the result means for staffing, movement of workers

|December 18th, 2019|

The saga of Brexit continues as the Conservative party gains enough power to pursue its agenda.
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NLRB, McDonald’s settlement: No joint-employer liability

|December 18th, 2019|

The federal agency’s approval of the settlement with McDonald’s and its franchisees means it’s unlikely the agency will hold franchisers accountable for the violations of their operators.
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Former CIO, staffing buyer gets prison for contract scheme

|December 18th, 2019|

A former chief information officer was sentenced to two years in prison for demanding bribes that amounted to nearly $1 million in exchange for help setting up staffing contracts, the US Attorney’s Office for the District of New Jersey reported.
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10 most-read CWS 3.0 news stories of 2019

|December 18th, 2019|

CWS 3.0 strives to keep contingent workforce managers informed on events that affect the workforce solutions ecosystem. As 2019 comes to a close, we look back at the most-read news stories of the year.
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IR35: Key questions answered

|December 11th, 2019|

An attorney from law firm Fieldfisher LLP addresses some of the questions that have emerged from greater awareness of the UK’s IR35 legislation, scheduled to take effect in April 2020, in a post on The Staffing Stream.
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